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A stone carved book on top of a grave in Xochimilco cemetery during Día de Muertos in Oaxaca.

Day of the Dead at a Cemetery in Oaxaca

Something that my wife Fiona and I have wanted to do for years and years was to visit Mexico during their Day of the Dead, or Día de Muertos, festival. Last year, in 2023, we had a gap in our calendars that we had left empty to actually visit Japan (still on our bucket list) but finding an affordable way to get there was proving tricky. It suddenly dawned on me that our dates coincided perfectly with the Mexican Día de Muertos festival and, a few clicks later, the flights were booked